Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2017

1 Title

This Act is the Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2017.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

Part 1 Preliminary provisions

3 Purpose

The purpose of this Act is to confirm certain confirmable instruments and annual confirmable instruments that, unless earlier confirmed by an Act of Parliament, are—


revoked at the applicable deadline under section 47C(1)(a) or (b) of the Legislation Act 2012; or


taken after the applicable deadline to have been invalid for their past operation (because they have been revoked with effect before or on the deadline) under section 47D of the Legislation Act 2012.

4 Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, confirmable instrument and annual confirmable instrument have the same meanings as in section 47B of the Legislation Act 2012.

5 Act binds the Crown

This Act binds the Crown.

6 Repeal

The Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2016 (2016 No 103) is repealed.

Part 2 Confirmations

7 Commodity Levies Act 1990

The Commodity Levies (Eggs) Order 2016 (LI 2016/210) is confirmed.

8 Customs and Excise Act 1996

The following orders are confirmed:


Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table (Tobacco Products Indexation and Separate 10% Increase) Amendment Order 2016:


Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table (Alcoholic Beverages Indexation) Amendment Order 2017.

10 Energy (Fuels, Levies, and References) Act 1989
11 New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001 and Social Security Act 1964
Legislative history

10 May 2017

Introduction (Bill 260–1)

30 May 2017

First reading and referral to Regulations Review Committee

16 August 2017

Reported from Regulations Review Committee (Bill 260–2)

30 November 2017

Second reading, third reading

4 December 2017

Royal assent